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Amor Mundi, July 3rd 2016

Hannah Arendt considered calling her magnum opus Amor Mundi: Love of the World. Instead, she settled upon The Human Condition. What is most difficult, Arendt writes, is to love the world as it is, with all the evil and suffering in it. And yet she came to do just that. Loving the world means neither…Read more Amor Mundi, July 3rd 2016 Posted on 3 July 2016 | 3:00 pm

The Ethics of Eichmann’s Defense

Through Hans Teerds' Quote of the Week piece, we examine the potential role of public space through the lens of Arendt's idea of plurality. Posted on 19 May 2016 | 8:00 pm

Thinking in and through “Emergency”

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Among its accomplishments, Eichmann in Jerusalem reflects on the close relation between language and thinking, especially in moments of emergency. Posted on 28 February 2016 | 8:00 pm

Hannah Arendt, Social Constructs, and Seeing the World

Rukaya Al Zayani has shared several images with us of her personal Arendt library and explained how Arendt has influenced her view of the world. Posted on 18 February 2016 | 8:00 pm

Hannah Arendt — Among Friends?

Jerome Kohn remembers Hannah Arendt on the 40th anniversary of her death. Posted on 3 December 2015 | 8:00 pm

Amor Mundi 11/8/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we explore a culture of 'vindictive protectiveness' at Yale, reflect on the democratic utility of libraries, and much more! Posted on 8 November 2015 | 8:01 pm

Hannah Arendt and Reading for Change

Connel Fanning recently shared this image from his Reading for Change Book Club featuring Hannah Arendt's Eichmann in Jerusalem. Posted on 5 November 2015 | 8:00 pm

Banishing Oblivion

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The Nobel Prize celebrates those like Aung San Suu Kyi who dedicate their lives to the conviction that truth will win out over the holes of oblivion. Posted on 19 July 2015 | 8:00 pm

Beyond Forgiveness

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Samantha Hill examines the act of forgiveness and asks whether we can embrace this principle with respect to someone like Dylann Roof. Posted on 28 June 2015 | 8:00 pm

Hans Morgenthau and Hannah Arendt

We appreciate Hannah Arendt's collection of the writings of political theorist Hans Morgenthau in this week's Library feature. Posted on 21 May 2015 | 11:00 pm